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Environment

 Currently and historically, Beloit Box Board Co., has worked toward conservation and pollution prevention

Environmental Initiatives:

 

  • ISO 14001:2015 Certified
  • Completely closed mill process water system to allow zero discharge of water, reducing water output by 150,000 gallons per day.
  • Industrial wood stove utilized for disposal of scrap wood.  The wood stove has allowed Beloit Box Board to reduce material sent to landfill and increased the efficiency of process heating.
  • Installation of an energy efficient double insulated boiler for steam production.  
  • Purchase and use of Hybrid vehicles for company transportation.  
  • We Recycle 20,000 Tons of wastepaper annually.
  • Recycle our baling wire and plastic externally.
  • Consistent Environmental Compliance Certificate awarded by the city of Beloit.
  • Bailing wire, plastic packaging materials and other scrap materials collected and sent to offsite recycling facilities
  • Pallet program with customers allowing the reuse of frametops and pallets

 

Click the following link to view an article about Beloit Box Board Co’s dedication to environmental practices.

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What Natural Resources Are Saved By Recycling One Ton Of Paper?

Recycling 1 ton of paper saves an average of 7,000 gallons (26,495 liters) of water; 3.3 cubic yards (2.5 cubic meters) of landfill space; 3 barrels of oil (1 barrel equals 42 gallons); 17 trees; and 4,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity (enough energy to power the average home for 6 months).

Source: Gale Book of Averages, p. 428.